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Software test engineer salary in United States

How much does a Software Test Engineer make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $93,588
Low $60,928
High $143,756
Cash bonus
$5,600per year
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a software test engineer is $93,588 per year in the United States and $5,600 cash bonus per year.2.9k salaries reported, updated at January 27, 2023

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Top companies for Software Test Engineers in United States

  1. Apple
    11,564 reviews11 salaries reported
    $150,039per year
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Highest paying cities for Software Test Engineers near United States

  1. San Diego, CA
    $122,726 per year
    53 salaries reported
  2. San Francisco, CA
    $122,649 per year
    19 salaries reported
  3. New York, NY
    $101,009 per year
    57 salaries reported
  1. Austin, TX
    $100,984 per year
    92 salaries reported
  2. Arlington, VA
    $93,771 per year
    8 salaries reported
  3. Chicago, IL
    $90,993 per year
    43 salaries reported
  1. Seattle, WA
    $90,798 per year
    21 salaries reported
  2. San Antonio, TX
    $81,295 per year
    13 salaries reported
  3. Redmond, WA
    $79,987 per year
    10 salaries reported
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Where can a Software Test Engineer earn more?

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Most common benefits for Software Test Engineers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Commuter assistance
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Gym membership
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Pet insurance
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Stock options
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Vision insurance
  • Wellness program
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 630 ratings

65% of Software Test Engineers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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